Join four local women who will give practical and creative advice on enhancing and improving your creative and communications skills regardless of whether you are a business person, an educator, an artist or want to explore tools to express yourself using various forms of technology.
The Heritage Business and Professional Women, the Arts Commission, the Boyle County Public Library and Centre College have joined forces to bring this evening to the community on April 22 at the Boyle County Public Library.
The evening will begin with refreshments at 5:30 and the program will start at 6:00. There will be plenty opportunity to interact with the presenters and the other attendees. The program is free to all thanks to a generous grant from the Betty Hinz Fund of the Kentucky Business and Professional Women’s Foundation.
Topics will include working collaboratively from remote locations, building your own website, blogging, podcasting, branding and preparing written material for submission to potential publishers.
Reservations are not required. For information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or Mimi Becker at 859-691-0316.
The Arts Commission and a group of quilters from the Pieceable Friends Quilt Guild will be restoring this vintage quilt from the Perryville Brummett Family collection. Come out and watch the work on some Saturdays during Farmers’ Market beginning May 4th. You are welcome to join in, but certainly you can ask questions about the techniques, the fabrics and the history of the designs of the ’30’s and ’40’s.
The Arts Commission has named Vince DiMartino the 2018 Arts Citizen of the Year. DiMartino will be presented with the award on January 9, 2019 at the Annual General Meeting of the Arts Commission at 5:30 at McKinney Conference Center at Constitution Square. The public is invited to attend the presentation and reception.
The Award recognizes an individual, or individuals, who have distinguished themselves in their artistic career often beyond the local area. DiMartino is not only an internationally noted performer, but through his work has been instrumental in bringing top performers to Danville and has fostered the development of numerous young musicians while serving on the faculty at Centre College.
While he has performed and lectured the world over, he still finds time to share his talents in Danville through dedicated involvement with the Brass Band Festival, solo performances and with guest artists at special events.
In his spare time, DeMartino serves on the Danville/Boyle County Planning and Zoning Board.